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The FJC and What It Does

Federal Judicial Center: Education and Research for the U.S. Federal Courts (PDF, 4 pages)
A brief overview of the Federal Judicial Center, including its organization, its history, and its mission.

Federal Judicial Center enabling legislation, codified at 28 U.S.C. §§ 620-629(PDF, 7 pages)
A copy of the statute passed by Congress in 1967 creating the Federal Judicial Center. It outlines the Center’s mission in the use of quantitative research and continuing education to improve judicial administration and the management of caseloads.